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BPD makes arrest in central Bakersfield armed robbery

Posted at 9:37 AM, Jul 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-08 12:37:33-04

The Bakersfield Police Department has arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in central Bakersfield.

According to BPD, on Saturday officers responded to Chester Place near 4th street for a report of an armed robbery.

Officers said the suspects approached the victim while he was sitting in his vehicle.

The suspects allegedly pulled out a gun and robbed him before running away.

Shortly after the robbery, while circling the area, officers found 19-year-old Darrin Williams on 2nd street.

Williams was found in possession of some cash taken from the victim and a firearm.

Williams was arrested for robbery, conspiracy and illegal firearms possession.

Officials said the second suspect is still on the loose.